| Nov 30, 2014
Christopher Newport University's explosive growth has come at a price: It has the highest net attendance cost of any university in Virginia's public system.
That's $21,672 a year, based on a calculation that takes total costs and backs out financial...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:37 PM
RICHMOND — When it comes to Virginia politics, 2014 was one for the books.
The kind you leave in a box. Not the books you put on a shelf in your living room so the neighbors will come over and think, "Oh, he read that book. Smart."
It's just not...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Holiday shopping -- especially last-minute -- can be stressful, but some efforts to save time or money can actually make the experience worse, a Christopher Newport University professor of psychology says.
Andrew Velkey II, director of CNU's...
| Nov 17, 2014
Earlier this summer, Bob Brink paused for a memory from his first days in the General Assembly
"A few weeks before I was sworn into office in 1998 … I took a walk around the Capitol and I stopped outside the House chamber. The curtains were...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:02 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The man charged with abducting a University of Virginia student who went missing nearly three weeks ago was accused of sexual assault at Christopher Newport University 11 years ago.
Jesse L. Matthew Jr. — who police say also...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 12:36 PM
The state puts a mind-boggling amount of spending data online, allowing people to drill down on individual purchases that cost taxpayers less than a hundred bucks.
It's called Commonwealth Data Point, and it lives online at http://www.datapoint.apa....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Former School Board member Ronnie Cohen cautioned Gloucester County schools on how it addresses a proposed transgender restroom use policy.
Cohen, a professor of business law at Christopher Newport University who previously served on the Gloucester...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Gifts have taken Virginia legislators far afield in recent years — to the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, to Paris and even to Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan.
The last two were courtesy of Virginia Uranium, which has been working...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The supposedly lost art of free throw shooting is alive and well at Tabb High. During a stretch of slightly more than two games last week, the Tigers made a state record 35 consecutive free throws.
The Tigers made all 13 of their free throws in a 76-...
| Dec 23, 2014
It might have appeared to be an early holiday present when almost 300 prospective Johns Hopkins University students previously denied early admission or deferred for later consideration recently received an email welcoming them to the fold.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Ahead of the curve
More and more these days, we are reminded that the key to creating (and filling) jobs in a 21st-century economy is keeping up with 21st-century technology. Over and over, we hear reports that there are plenty of jobs available —...